Mid-Summer Mélange

As we begin the hot, steamy month of August, here’s a hodge-podge of observations that’ve been on my mind thus far this summer:

  • Infocomm (the show) is an entirely different world for exhibitors than it is for attendees! This was the first year I worked a booth, and it was crazy. Late nights setting up the booth, early mornings and long hours manning it, late afternoon tearing down. Not to mention, missing almost the entire rest of the show while focused on one tiny bit of real estate on the show floor. Seriously, I have sooooo much more respect for all of my manufacturer friends after this experience! Of course, I also hope to never have to go through that again! Me, I’ll take integration any day. *nods sagely*

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At Long Last! The Digital Signage Review!

Samsung MagicNet™ Digital Signage Systems

Several weeks ago, our company installed a digital signage system for a local government agency. We went with the Samsung MagicNet system and could not be more thrilled with the result. Most digital signage systems to date have been comprised of an LCD monitor, a PC connected to that monitor (either directly or via network) and the signage hardware and software. This ‘traditional’ digital signage setup can be complex, costly and complicated to troubleshoot with several different potential failure points.

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